Register Now for great 2018 Classes

Posted: January 03, 2018

Register now for these great classes! Some are ongoing and can be picked up at any time; others offer sessions for Winter, or for Winter/Spring. Find great classes for cooking, tumbling, art, sports, theater and more. Find more options in our Classes & Activities Guide.


Chicago Children's Theatre - Unique classes taught by professional artists
From newborns to young teens, Chicago Children's Theatre has a fantastic 8-week class for your child at The Station this winter. CCT Education Classes are unique to the performance and education landscape of Chicago. In addition to old favorites, we've added some exciting NEW CLASSES like Wiggleworms (in partnership with Old Town School of Folk Music), Improv with The Second City, and Stage Combat! Check out the full schedule of winter classes at Chicago Children's Theatre!
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Register today for Emerald City Theatre's Spring Classes 2018 for ages 3.5 - 13!
Join our professional teaching artists for inclusive, ensemble-based instruction focused on self-confidence, collaboration, creative thinking, and having fun! Class themes include: Knuffle Bunny, Newsies, Matilda, Moana, and more! Classes begin February 5, 2018. Each class includes a final showcase for family and friends during the week of April 30 - May 6. Register online at or by phone at 773.529.2690.
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Mr. Singer's Award Winning Leithaus Music Classes
Mr. Singer is a locally loved performer and educator. You may know him from the wildly popular bi-weekly sing-alongs at Lincoln Park Zoo, but now you can jam with Mr. Singer in a whole new personalized way! Award-winning classes introduce young children to the fundamentals and get them excited about expressing themselves through music-making with their folks and friends. Expect an energetic whirlwind of call-and-response sing-alongs, and plenty of hands-on instrument time.
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The Little Gym - Register Now! Year-Round Classes and Camps
Our professionally developed, non-competitive curriculum has been designed to build motor skills while having fun, and simultaneously fostering enhanced emotional, intellectual and social skills. Each child receives individual attention from trained instructors, and progresses at their own pace in a non-threatening, warm and nurturing environment. For every stage of your child's development-from four months to 12 years-The Little Gym of Chicago offers a diverse line-up of classes, including classes for sports skills, gymnastics, dance and parent/child classes. Classes are going on now!
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Merry Music Makers - Make music together with your child in class!
Inspire the musician inside your little one at Merry Music Makers' locations in Lakeview, Andersonville and Edgewater. Winner of Red Tricycle's Totally Awesome Kids Music Class, their popular Music Together Mixed Age classes disguise age-appropriate music education as silly playtime for babies through preschoolers with their grownups. Big kids can make music by exploring instruments in classes or private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, voice and ukulele. There are also classes in Spanish and French, which immerse your child in those cultures through song and dance.
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Hands-on STEM classes at Noggin Builders
At Noggin Builders, children (ages 2-14 years) build creative problem solving skills through fun, hands-on classes in STEM. Preschoolers engage in early math, science and literacy skills as they stretch their imaginations and practice working together. Children in grades K-8 can choose topics like STEM Explorers, Math Playground, Gadget Design Club, and Crazy About Coding. Through Noggin Builders' open-ended design projects, your child will explore STEM by building and collaborating.
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Register Now for Classes at the NSYMCA
The North Suburban YMCA offers a comprehensive line up of classes and programs for everyone. Sports, fitness, dance, gymnastics, art, swimming, digital media, and more, you can find it at the Y! We have classes for preschool kids to high school kids. The Y is inclusive to all and financial assistance is available.
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The Paintbrush - ART Classes, Camps, pARTies and more!
ART Classes are the perfect supplement to a good school curriculum. Build skills, learn about artists and their history, become adept and focused, improve self-esteem and learn to understand and love art! Hands-on ART Classes for kids ages 12 months to 12 years. Monday-Saturday. Homeschooler classes too!
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Cooking Science @ TBK - weekly classes for ages 2-13
Calling all chef detectives! How does dough rise? What makes ice cream freeze? Taste Buds Kitchen presents an action-filled weekly one-hour class built around the natural phenomena that occur in cooking. Your budding chef will be kept on their toes as they uncover the magic and science in popular recipes that everyone will like. Full semester and single class options available for ages 2-4 with caregiver, ages 5-8 and ages 9-13.
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Windy City Sports Academy Mid-Winter Classes and Leagues - Boys & Girls (Ages 3-13)
After-school and weekend youth classes and leagues at Windy City Fieldhouse are now open for registration. Mid-Winter programming runs from January 29th-April 14th including its 5-on-5 Basketball, Indoor Flag Football and Dodgeball Leagues. Programs focus on learning rather than winning, allowing children to develop sports skills in a safe, fun and encouraging environment. Registration also opens in March for Spring Classes & Leagues running Mid-April to Mid-June along with Summer Classes & Camps running June through August.
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Find more options in our Classes & Activities guide